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Endocrines and aging

Endocrines and aging

a symposium presented before the Gerontological Society Seventeenth Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, with financial support of the Ford Foundation

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


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Statementcompiled and edited by Leo Gitman.
SeriesAmerican lecture series
ContributionsGitman, Leo., Gerontological Society of America. Meeting,
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Open LibraryOL19801206M

The biological process of aging is the primary determinant of lifespan, but the factors that influence the rate of aging are not yet clearly understood and remain a challenging question. Mammals are characterized by >fold differences in maximal lifespan, influenced by relative variances in body mass and metabolic rate. Aging and age-related diseases pose some of the most significant and difficult challenges to modern society as well as to the scientific and medical communities. Biological aging is a complex, and, under normal circumstances, seemingly irreversible collection of processes that involves numerous underlying mechanisms.

The endocrine system is a system of glands that make hormones. Your body uses hormones to control growth, development, metabolism, reproduction, mood, and other : Barbara Brody. During ageing, the secretory patterns of the hormones produced by the hypothalamic–pituitary axis change, as does the sensitivity of the axis to negative feedback by end hormones. Additionally, glucose homoeostasis tends towards disequilibrium with increasing age. Along with these endocrine alterations, a loss of bone and muscle mass and strength occurs, coupled Cited by:

During the human aging process, basal plasma levels of cortisol and aldosterone demonstrate little change, while concentrations of adrenal androgens (AA) such as dehydroepiandrosterone (DHA), dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHAS), and androstenedione (A) decrease dramatically in men and by: Purchase Caloric Restriction: A Key to Understanding and Modulating Aging, Volume 1 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,


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Aging affects the endocrine glands, potentially affecting hormone production and secretion, and can cause disease. The production of hormones, such as Endocrines and aging book growth hormone, cortisol, aldosterone, sex hormones, and the thyroid hormones, decreases with age.

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Complex changes occur within the endocrine system of ageing individuals. This article explores the changes that occur in the metabolism and production of various hormones and discusses the resulting clinical consequences.

As individuals age there is a decline in the peripheral levels of oestrogen and testosterone, Cited by: As the population ages, endocrinologists will be faced increasingly with older patients with endocrine disorders who may present difficult clinical challenges.

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The Cited by: 1. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Endocrines and ageing. New York, MSS Information Corp. [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Fifteen papers from a symposium held in Minneapolis by the Gerontological Society in November ; heavy emphasis on clinical and laboratory research.

The terms successful aging (SA) and frailty appear to have much in common, both in terms of overlapping constructs and common challenges with consensus and operationalization.

The aim of this review is to summarize existing literature that defines that relationship. Primary and secondary source articles that used either term in the title or abstract were systematically Cited by: 3.

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Such findings have led to the formulation of a number of neuroendocrine theories of aging, which explain peripheral aging on the basis of an aging clock in the brain, primary age changes in neurotransmitter metabolism, age changes in the hypothalamus, pituitary and thyroid, or in the regulatory actions of these by: COVID Resources.

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Aging is a natural phenomenon characterized by progressive decline in tissue and organ function leading to increased risk of disease and mortality. Among diverse factors that contribute to human aging, the mitochondrial dysfunction has emerged as one of the key hallmarks of aging.

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The endocrine system originates from all three germ layers of the embryo, including the endoderm, ectoderm, and mesoderm.

In general, different hormone classes arise from distinct germ layers. Aging affects the endocrine glands, potentially affecting hormone production and secretion, and can cause disease.

The nervous and endocrine systems coordinate and integrate the operation of the other organs of the body to bring about their “homeostatic” adjustments. The Neuroendocrine system is broadly de fined as those structures in the CNS that are concerned with the regulation of endocrine Cited by: 2.In this book the extensive field of research on neuroendocrine aging has been reviewed, including data from molecular biology and on simple organisms as well as on the hormonal substitution strategies in humans.

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